[unisog] Public or Private IP addresses?
flynngn at jmu.edu
Fri Oct 14 17:46:06 GMT 2005
Stejerean, Cosmin wrote:
> I will restate my question to make it clearer.
> NAT is commonly used is to allow multiple computers to share a pool of
> public IP addresses, but this is usually not necessary for universities
> that have a large public IP range. I was wondering what other reasons
> universities in particular have for using NAT (dynamic or static).
> Static NAT will solve the problem of tracking machines but does it offer
> any advantage over using properly firewalled public IP addresses instead?
None that make it worthwhile IMHO. :)
James Madison University
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